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is there any interaction between lipitor and plavix when taken together

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
No: No, no known interaction.
Dr. Liviu Klein
22 years experience Cardiology
No: There are no known interactions.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Not a problem: There are no interactions.

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Different uses: Lipitor (atorvastatin) is a "statin" - it is a high potency cholesterol lowering drug. Plavix is an anti-platelet drug. Platelets initiate clotting. P ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
lipitor (atorvastatin): You can take Lipitor (atorvastatin) and Plavix at the same time, very common to be given together.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Plavix (clopidogrel) and lipitore: Plavix is a platelet inhibitor and Lipitor (atorvastatin) lowers cholesterol.
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A 79-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience Cardiology
Yes: But no scientific evidence that this will help.
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Safety and effectiveness not proven. Many of my own patients have tried without any significant weightloss
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
May be but: appears you have a complex medical problem. Your physician is going to be able to answer this better than we can because your physician has all your b ... Read More
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Dr. G Funari answered
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
In : In light of your cardiac history, you should be evaluated by your cardiologist as some of these symptoms may indicate impaired heart function. If thi ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Clear
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Debatable: atorvastatin (Lipitor) is a more potent "bad-cholesterol" lowering medication than simvastatin (Zocor), but it's also not as thoroughly tested for str ... Read More

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